1. SBI CBO 2023 Notification

SBI CBO 2023 notification was released on 21st November with 5280 vacancies. A candidate who wishes to join SBI Circle-based officer (CBO) can register online after reading the notification. Before applying for the SBI CBO, a candidate must see the eligibility criteria. Candidates should visit the SBI official website for the latest updates. The registration process is completed only when the fee is deposited through online mode and no other payment mode is allowed. The application fee must be paid before the last date of payment. A candidate must register on the official website of SBI https://sbi.co.in/ 

The basic pay of SBI CBO is 36,000. The officers are eligible for HRA, DA, CCA, medical allowances, and others per the rules. The selected candidates will be posted as a ‘Circle based officer’ within  6 6-month probation period. A candidate can refer to SBI CBO 2023 notification for exam pattern and syllabus. The link for the SBI CBO 2023 notification is given below.

Check here for the SBI CBO 2023 Notification

2. About SBI CBO 2023 Exam

SBI CBO 2023 exam pattern consists of three phases i.e. Computer based examination, Screening, and interview. 

2.1 Computer-based examination.

There are two sections: The objective test and the Descriptive test. There is no negative marking scheme in this exam.  The Exam pattern of the Objective test and Descriptive test is given below.

  • SBI CBO Objective test 
Name of Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 30 mins
Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 mins
General Awareness/Economy 30 30 30 mins
Computer Aptitude  20 20 20 mins
Total 120 120 2 hours


  • SBI CBO Descriptive test
Name of Test (Descriptive Test) No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Letter Writing 1 25 30 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related 1 25
Total 2 50 30 mins


2.2  Screening test: Shortlisted candidates are called for screening tests. The eligibility and documents of the shortlisted candidates are screened by the Screening committee. A candidate who has the required experience and educational qualifications will be called for the interview.   

2.3 Interview: This is the final stage for SSC CBO. The interview consists of 50 marks. Candidates must carry a Caste and income certificate during the interview. The minimum qualifying marks are decided by the Bank. 

3. About IACE coaching for SBI CBO

IACE provides the best coaching for the SSC CBO exam. A candidate who is preparing for the SSC CBO exam can take guidance from IACE Institute. IACE is providing both online and offline classes. The targeted study is very important when it comes to preparing for competitive exams. IACE provides 

  • All the pre-preparation kits like Study materials, daily new paper updates, previous year papers, and mock test papers, etc. 
  • The daily grand test is conducted which is very useful for the candidates. Daily Grand test also contains explanations. 
  • Customized programs like the Real intensive program, Solo intensive study halls, and interactive sessions specially designed for Interviews.  

4. SBI CBO 2023 Exam Highlights

The exam highlights of SSC CBO 2023 are given below.

Exam Name SBI CBO 2023
SBI CBO Full Form State Bank of India “Circle-based officer”
Conducting Body State Bank of India 
Vacancies 5280
Category Government Jobs
Exam Type National Level
Mode of Application Online
Online Registration 22nd November 2023
Mode of Exam Online
Eligibility Graduation from a recognized institute or university and the age limit should be 21 to 30 years. 
Selection Process
  • CBT (Paper-I and Paper-II)
  • Screening test
  • Interview
Official Website https://sbi.co.in/ 

5. SBI CBO 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 The process for filling  SBI CBO 2023 online application is given below.

  • A candidate must visit the official website of SBI https://sbi.co.in/ 
  • Click on the latest notification of ‘Circle-based officer in State Bank of India’ and read the full notification carefully.
  • Go to current openings and apply for “Circle-based officer in State Bank of India’’ fill out the application
  • Scan the documents like Photograph, signature, Id proof, DOB certificate, brief resume, Experience certificate, educational certificate, etc, and upload them.
  • Registration Id and password will be received on the registered mail id. 
  • After filling out the application form, pay the application fees and download the receipt of payment.
  • Download the application form. 

5.2 Application fees 

The SBI CBO 2023 exam fee is given below.

Category Fee
Other Category Rs. 750

6. SBI CBO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SBI CBO 2023 are given below.

6.1 Educational qualification

A candidate must hold a graduation degree or any recognized degree. If a candidate is having medical, engineering, or cost accounting qualifications can also apply for SBI CBO 2023.

6.2 Experience  

At least 2 years of experience as an officer in scheduled commercial banks and regional rural banks. 

6.3 Age limit

The age limit for SBI CBO should be 21 to 30 years. The upper age limit candidate can avail of age relaxation. The age relaxation is given to the eligible candidates only.

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe  5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
General (PWD) 10 years
OBC/ OBC(PWD) 13 years
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) 15 years
Eligible – Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned officers  5 years

7. SBI CBO 2023- Important Dates

The important dates for SBI CBO 2023 are tabulated below. Stay alert and don’t miss any updates.

Events Date
SBI CBO Notification 2023 21st November 2023
Online Registration Process Starts 22 November 2023
Online Registration Process Ends 12th December 2023
SBI CBO CBT Admit card January 2023
SBI CBO 2023 CBT Exam Date January 2023
SBI CBO 2023 CBT Result To be notified
SBI CBO Interview results To be notified

8. SBI CBO Selection Procedure

SBI CBO 2023 notification was released on 21st November. The candidate must register on the SBI official website. The selection process of SBI CBO  contains 3 stages which are mentioned below.

Stage 1: CBT  It contains two papers Objective paper and a descriptive paper. The objective paper contains 120 questions for 2 hours duration. The descriptive paper contains 2 questions for a 30-minute duration. There is no negative marking scheme in this exam. There will be no sectional cutoff mark only aggregate marks will be calculated. Biometric verification is done at every stage of the exam any inconsistencies will lead to disqualification. 

Stage 2: Screening test: All the documents uploaded by the candidate during the application process are examined by the screening committee. And the candidates who fill the requirements are called for the interview process.

Stage 3: The interview is conducted for 50 marks. The minimum qualifying marks are decided by the bank.

9. SBI CBO Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for SBI CBO Computer based exam is given below.

English General knowledge /economy Banking knowledge Computer knowledge
Reading Comprehension Current affairs Banking terminologies History of computers and generations of computers
Fill in the blanks Currency Money and banking Computer memory
Cloze Test Books and authors Banking rates Hardware and software
Para jumbles Headquarters Principles of insurance Computer language 
Vocabulary Awards Banking norms Virus
Paragraph Completion Prime ministers Financial system etc Operating system
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Important days Internet etc.
Sentence Completion Indian economic conditions etc
Tenses Rules etc. 


10. SBI CBO Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

The SBI CBO 2023 notification was  released. The category-wise vacancies of SBI CBO 2023 will be published in the official notification. As per SBI CBO 2023 notification, the category-wise vacancy for regular and backlogs is given below.

Circle State/UT Language Regular Vacancies Backlog Vacancies PwBD SC ST OBC EWS GEN TOTAL VI HI LD D&E
Ahmedabad Gujarat Gujarati 64 32 5 5 4 4 3 25 430 31 2 6 3
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Daman & Diu
Amaravati Andhra Pradesh Telugu 60 30 4 4 4 4 0 0 400 0 0 0 0
Bengaluru Karnataka Kannada 57 28 4 4 4 4 4 3 380 4 4 3 4
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Hindi 67 33 5 5 4 4 0 2 450 0 2 0 2
Bhubaneswar Odisha Odia 37 18 3 3 2 2 4 8 250 4 0 12 0
Chandigarh Jammu & Kashmir Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi 45 22 3 3 3 3 0 0 300 0 0 0 0
Ladakh Himachal Pradesh, Haryana
Chennai Tamil Nadu Tamil 18 9 2 1 1 1 0 38 125
Pondicherry North Eastern Assam, Bengali, Bodo, Manipuri, Garo, Khasi, Mizo, Kokborok 37 18 3 3 2 2 7 0 250 0 1 0 1
Arunachal Pradesh Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura
Hyderabad Telangana Telugu 63 31 5 4 4 4 2 2 425 0 4 0 7
Jaipur Rajasthan Hindi 75 37 5 5 5 5 0 0 500 2 2 0 1
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Hindi/Urdu 90 45 6 6 6 6 0 0 600 0 0 0 0
Kolkata West Bengal Bengali, Nepali 34 17 3 3 2 2 9 11 230 14 34 1 1
A & N Islands Sikkim
Maharashtra Maharashtra Marathi, Konkani 45 22 3 3 3 3 0 4 300 1 3 1 5
Goa Mumbai Metro Maharashtra 13 6 1 1 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 0
New Delhi Delhi Hindi 45 22 3 3 3 3 0 0 300 0 0 0 0
Uttarakhand Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Malayalam 37 18 3 3 2 2 0 0 250 0 0 0 0
Total 787 388 58 56 50 50 29 93 5280 45 167 17 34


SBI CBO Vacancy 2022

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022 (Regular )
Circle State Name SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total
North Eastern  Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh/

Manipur/ Meghalaya/ 

Mizoram/ Nagaland/ Tripura 

45 22 81 30 122 300
Bhubaneswar Odisha 26 13 47 70 72 175
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh 26 13 47 17 71 175
Hyderabad Telangana 26 13 47 17 72 175
West Bengal West Bengal/ 

Sikkim/ A & N Islands

26   13 47 17 72 175
Maharashtra Maharashtra/ Goa 30 15  54 20 81 200
Jaipur Rajasthan 30 15 54 20 81 200
Total 158 107 272 110 453 1400


SBI CBO Vacancy 2022 (Backlog )
Circle State Name SC ST OBC Total
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/


08 08
Hyderabad Telangana 01 01
Maharashtra Maharashtra/Goa 12 12
Jaipur Rajasthan 01 01
Total 13 09 22

11. SBI CBO Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks and expected cut-off Marks

The SBI CBO 2023 notification was released. The cut-off marks will be released by the State Bank of India. The previous year’s SBI CBO 2022 cut-off marks are yet to be announced. The expected cut-off marks for SBI CBO 2022 are given below.

Expected cut-off marks for SBI CBO 2022 (out of 200)
Category Expected cut-off 
General 99 to 104
OBC 91 to 101
EWS 84 to 94
SC 71 to 81
ST 70 to 76
PwD 72 to 78


12. SBI CBO 2023 Salary Structure

The salary structure of SBI CBO 2023 is given below.

Allowances Amount
Pay Scale 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840
Basic Pay Rs. 36,000
Dearness Allowance (DA) Rs. 16,884
House Rent Allowance (HRA) Rs. 2520
City Compensatory Allowances (CCA) Rs. 1080
Other Allowances Rs. 2000
Gross Salary  Rs. 58,484
Deduction  Rs. 8187.6
Net Salary  Rs. 50,296.24

13. SBI CBO 2023 Exam Centre

The exam centers of SBI CBO 2023 are given below.

State/UT Online Written Examination Centre 
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh  Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Kurnool, Vijayawada.
Arunachal Pradesh  Naharlagun
Assam  Guwahati 
Bihar Arrah, Muzaffarpur Patna.
Chandigarh Chandigarh/ Mohali
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Goa  Panaji
Gujarat  Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar
Haryana  Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, 
Himachal Pradesh Shimla, Solan 
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Jamshedpur, Ranchi 
Karnataka Bengaluru 
Kerala Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram 
Ladakh  Leh 
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra  Aurangabad, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur.
Manipur  Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima 
Delhi -NCR  Delhi & New Delhi
Odisha  Bhubaneswar
Puducherry  Puducherry 
Punjab  Bhatinda, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Jalandhar, 
Rajasthan  Jaipur
Sikkim Bardang – Gangtok 
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli 
Telangana  Hyderabad
Tripura  Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur, Agra, Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi, Prayagraj (Allahabad).
Uttarakhand Dehradun 
Uttarakhand Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata

14. SBI CBO Preparation Tips 2023

Before starting for the exam a candidate must make some preparation which includes checking the exam pattern and syllabus. SBI CBO contains two papers Objective and descriptive paper. Here are some important tips for preparing for the SBI CBO exam.

  • Short notes could be useful for revision. 
  • Make a study plan according to your schedule and prepare a timetable and study accordingly.
  • Read daily newspapers to stay updated on current affairs. 
  • Follow limited books because multiple books may lead to confusion. 
  • For English, read vocabulary, and learn grammar.
  • Analyze the previous paper and practice mock tests daily.

15. SBI CBO 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

SBI CBO 2023 admit card will be released on the official website  https://sbi.co.in/. The SBI CBO 2023 notification was released. The admit card will be released a few days before the exam. A call letter for an interview is given to the shortlisted candidates.

16. SBI CBO CBT 2023 Result

The SBI CBO computer-based test results will be declared on the official website. Candidates are shortlisted based on 3 times the number vacancy in category-wise and circle-wise. The shortlisted candidates are called for screening and interview process.

17. SBI CBO Interview Process

The shortlisted candidates are called for the SBI CBO interview which contains 50 marks. Candidates must carry their caste certificate and essential documents for the interview.


18. SBI CBO 2023 Final Result

The final result of SBI CBO 2023 will be declared after interviewing and shortlisting the candidates. The candidates are posted according to their given preferences. The final list of candidates qualifying for SBI CBO will be published on the website  https://sbi.co.in/.

19. FAQ's

1. What is the age limit for the SBI CBO exam?

Ans. The age limit is 21 to 30 years and the upper age limit candidates can avail of age relaxation.

2. How many years of experience are required for SBI CBO?

Ans. Minimum 2 years of experience is required as an officer in a Regional rural bank or Scheduled commercial bank.

3. What is the full form of SBI CBO?

Ans. The Full form of SBI CBO is the state bank of India (Circle-based officer).

4. When will the exam for SBI CBO 2023 be conducted?

Ans. The SBI CBO 2023 notification was released. In previous years the SBI CBO 2022 CBT exam was conducted in December.

5. Is there any negative marking in the SBI CBO exam?

Ans. No, the SBI CBO exam does not contain any negative marking.

6. What is the last date for filling SBI CBO 2023 application form?

Ans. The Last date for filling out the application form for SBI CBO is 12th December 2023.

7. When will the SBI CBO 2023 Online Exam be conducted?

Ans. The SBI CBO 2023 Online Exam is expected to be conducted in January 2024.

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